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Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
This week, Matt The Cat looks at Chuck Berry's very first year of recording, featuring everything he recorded between May, 1955 and April, 1956. Yo...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Blackout Improv's Kory LaQuess Pullam, John Gebretatose and Joy Dolo., Credit: Nancy Rosenbaum
Blackout Improv is one of the Twin Cities' newest improv comedy groups. But they want to do more than just make people laugh. KFAI's Nancy Rosenbau...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 04:33
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On the next edition of Another View on Health, hear the inspiring yet cautionary story of Ellen Jones, a woman who may soon face surgery to implant...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 54:30
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We continue Black History Month with the first part of our conversation with Al Young. The Former California Poet Laureate has penned 25 books and ...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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One man's quest to free Africa's historical recordings from the colonial archives - Teaching hip-hop diplomats how to use music for peace - The str...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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One man's quest to free Africa's historical recordings from the colonial archives - Teaching hip-hop diplomats how to use music for peace - The str...

Bought by WXDU, KEDT, and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 3
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One man's quest to free Africa's historical recordings from the colonial archives - Teaching hip-hop diplomats how to use music for peace

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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One man's quest to free Africa's historical recordings from the colonial archives - Teaching hip-hop diplomats how to use music for peace - The str...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: :30
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One man's quest to free Africa's historical recordings from the colonial archives - Teaching hip-hop diplomats how to use music for peace - The str...

Bought by KTOO


  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 1
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One man's quest to free Africa's historical recordings from the colonial archives - Teaching hip-hop diplomats how to use music for peace

Bought by KWMR and Radio Phoenix


  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Elvin Bishop is a living legend whose great contributions to American music have been solidified by his induction into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fa...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Johnny "Guitar" Watson
We'll hear new music from Roy Roberts and Mor Thiam, Tighten Up with Archie Bell and the Drells, and holler like Tarzan with Johnny "Guitar" Watson.

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Lonnie Smith, Credit: Mathieu Bitton
One of the best jazz organists, ever…and one of the most sampled jazz musicians.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2017
  • Length: 29:28
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A social media hashtag celebrates black Cosplayers and the spin they put on classic characters.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Feb 22, 2017
  • Length: 20:11
  • Purchases: 1
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Today, we’ll take a look at the development and destruction of Black Populism in the post-bellum South, discovering the strategies, institutions, a...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2017
  • Length: 58:02
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New blues from Big Bill Morganfield, son of Muddy Waters, plus another brother, and their famous dad. Plus: Claire Daly and band offer new interpre...

Bought by KUOW, 90.5 WSNC, WJSU, KHNS, KRCB-FM "Radio 91" and more


  • Added: Feb 22, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Illustration of Son House by R. Crumb; Lightnin’ Hopkins by William Stout.
On this special edition of Blues Unlimited, join us as two legendary musicians, Lightnin’ Hopkins and Son House, tell us about their lives in story...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:59
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On this episode of Overheard, two PBS legends. First a sit-down with Henry Louis Gates Jr. followed by filmmaker Ken Burns.

  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
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In this episode of The Rough Draft Diaries, Haley gets acquainted with one of Toledo's Jazz Icons, Clifford Murphy. Clifford is known for playing i...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 05:56
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Jimmy Reed was a hit-making blues machine back in the 1950s, yet he isn't as well remembered today as some of his contemporaries. Almost anyone cou...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB, WRNC-LP, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Feb 19, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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On this edition of Another View, we gear up for our next "Race: Let's Talk About It" discussion - the topic this time is "The Talk"... the often di...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 54:28
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Speaking backstage with the “King of the Chitlin’ Circuit”, the Living Legend, Bobby Rush. One of the last of his era, Rush estimates that he has c...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, and KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Rachel Howzell Hall
With her character Lou Norton, Hall creates one of the few African American female detectives.

Bought by WMUU-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 2
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The untold stories of all-black sports leagues - Celebrated poet Kiki Petrosino on poetry and police violence - Mapping the KKK - A history of revo...

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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The untold stories of all-black sports leagues - Celebrated poet Kiki Petrosino on poetry and police violence - Mapping the KKK - A history of revo...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KGNU, and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 3